Archive for February, 2013
Who said “We are all liberated by this proclamation. Everybody is liberated. The white man is liberated, the black man is liberated, the brave men now fighting the battles of their country against rebels and traitors are now liberated.” a) Harriet Tubman b) Frederick Douglass c) Nat Turner d) John Brown Think you know the [...]
This person was an influential SNCC leader, was a freedom rider and is recognized as one of the important leaders of the civil rights movement. He was elected to congress by Georgia’s 5th district in 1987. A) Bayard Rustin B) Frederick Douglass C) John Lewis D) Roy Wilkins Think you know the answer? Check out [...]
Will you be conducting research with human subjects? This workshop, led by Paula Baker from The Office of the VP for Research and Development, will clarify what types of projects are required to be reviewed by the Institutional Review Board (IRB) and outline the steps needed to ensure a smooth and successful IRB application.
This Web resource on American Indian Health, sponsored by the National Library of Medicine, is designed to bring together health and medical resources pertinent to the American Indian population including policies, consumer health information, and research. Links are provided here to an assortment of documents, Web sites, databases, and other resources. The American Indian Health [...]
Check out the Spring 2013 issue of Snmipnuntn, the faculty newsletter of the Mansfield Library. You will find the most recent issue, and past issues, here.
There have been a number of protests at the Lincoln Memorial calling for an end to discrimination. Which one was planned for 1941 but never happened? A) A performance by Marian Anderson on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial to protest racial prejudice affecting black artists. B) A protest by the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car [...]
African American Women Writers of the 19th Century is a digital collection of some 52 published works by 19th-century black women writers. A part of the Digital Schomburg, this collection provides access to the thought, perspectives and creative abilities of black women as captured in books and pamphlets published prior to 1920. A full text [...]
Lincoln presented the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation five days after what important civil war battle? A) Battle of Gettysburg B) Battle of Shiloh C) Battle of Antietam D) The second Battle of Bull Run Think you know the answer? Check out our library guide to see if you are correct!
The Mansfield Library is joining the global campaign, One Billion Rising, to stop violence against women and girls. Tomorrow, 2/13, at 1 pm, there will be a preview performance of the Vagina Monologues on the third floor in the East Faculty Office area. Thursday, 2/14, at noon, there will be a flash mob on the [...]
Who was the main organizer behind the 1963 March on Washington? A) Neil deGrasse B) Rev. Ralph Abernathy C) Bayard Rustin D) Guion Bluford Think you know the answer? Check our Library Guide to see if you are right!